Sporting Activity Following Discectomy For Lumbar Disc Herniation

By Verena Dollinger, MD; Alois A. Obwegeser, MD, MSc, MAS; Michael Gabl, MD; Peter Lackner, MD; Michael Koller, MD; Klaus Galiano, MD

ORTHOPEDICS 2008; 31:756

August 2008


The aim of this study was to investigate to what extent patients could resume physical activity following surgery for herniated lumbar disks…


Single-level lumbar disk surgery does not limit sport participation in young patients. More…